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Date:      Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:39:02 +0200
From:      Hans Petter Selasky <hps@selasky.org>
To:        CeDeROM <cederom@tlen.pl>,  FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, "freebsd-hackers@freebsd.org" <freebsd-hackers@freebsd.org>,  freebsd-net@freebsd.org,  "freebsd-usb@FreeBSD.org" <freebsd-usb@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: U3G QDL firmware loader for GOBI2000/HP_UN2420 MiniPCI/USB 3G/GPS
Message-ID:  <5417CCF6.10204@selasky.org>
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On 09/15/14 17:16, CeDeROM wrote:
> Hello world! :-)
>
> I have changed my machine, there is a built-in GOBI2000 / HP UN2420
> 3G/GPS module installable as MiniPCI card and visible as USB device. I
> have added its VID/PID to the usbdevs and u3g.c module, so after
> recompilation it gets recognised by u3g module and apropriate
> /dev/cuaU* device shows up..
>
> The problem is that device does not store firmware inside non-volatile
> memory, so user needs to upload it after power-on. I have the firmware
> files. I can test modem with success after reboot from Win7 which
> uploads firmware into device. Still, I need to upload the firmware
> somehow on my FreeBSD.
>
> The upload protocol is QDL and /dev/cuaU0 shows up waiting for
> command. Which utility can I use to upload firmware with QDL? I have
> seen one post [1] regarding this problem in the past but the QDL
> utility was not named explicitly.
>
> Any hints welcome! :-)
>
> Tomek
>
> [1] http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-usb/2010-October/009384.html
>

Hi,

Maybe you can use some tools to sniff the USB protocol under the other 
operating system. The protocol is probably not too complicated, and just 
replay the traffic.

--HPS



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